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Francophone

A person, company, or country for which French is the primary language. Because of the historical importance of French as an international language and of France as a world power, French is one of the most common languages in international commerce.
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In officially bilingual Canada, tradition holds that individuals who have French as their mother tongue are labeled Francophones, and those who have English as their mother tongue are labeled Anglophones.
Ces sequences ont ete experimentees aupres d'eleves francophones albertains et neo-Brunswickois du primaire, afin de verifier, a l'aide d'une methodologie mixte de type quantitatif et qualitatif, leurs effets sur la coherence des textes produits et sur la gestion de leur demarche redactionnelle.
"The funding announced (July 14) will allow us to promote Francophone culture and heritage, while helping boost tourism throughout the region."
Mme Serenade Gamil, ministre plenipotentiaire et directrice du service de la Francophonie (MAE), a attire l'attention sur des points interessants relatifs a l'importance des valeurs communes entre les pays francophones, et l'interet de la cooperation journalistique pour le developpement des relations culturelles.
Les francophones sont surtout concentres au Quebec (5,8 millions), oU ils forment la majorite (81,4%) de la population, alors que pres d'un million de francophones repartis a travers les autres provinces canadiennes evoluent en situation minoritaire.
Summary: One year after elections were supposed to offer a way out of endless linguistic bickering, Belgium is still looking for a government and the infighting between Dutch-speaking and Francophone parties is worsening.
Dans son rapport au ministre federal de la sante, le comite consultatif des communautes francophones en situation minoritaire (CCCFSM 2001) proposait une strategie d'intervention globale dont l'un des elements fondamentaux repose sur le reseautage de partenaires intervenant en sante.
Similar to Canada, about one third of its population is Francophone which, on a relative scale, represents the largest concentration of Francophones outside of Quebec.
Francophones. The outgoing government was a coalition of Flemish and Francophone